\ ˈtō-stē How to pronounce toasty (audio) \
toastier; toastiest

Definition of toasty

1 : pleasantly or comfortably warm felt snug and toasty by the fire
2 : suggestive of toast especially in flavor

Keep scrolling for more

Examples of toasty in a Sentence

The room was nice and toasty. I'm nice and toasty in front of the fire.

Recent Examples on the Web

Check out the thermal imaging view of this author enjoying a toasty lap and shoulder region, represented in hot pink and red in the image above. Alexander Stoklosa, Car and Driver, "Mercedes-Benz Is Developing Heated Seatbelts, But It's Not Just for Comfort Reasons," 20 May 2019 Floyd, who invented the heated bench, uses hollowed fiberglass and propane- or natural-gas-powered blowers running at 170,000 Btus to keep the player posteriors toasty warm. Tim Newcomb, Popular Mechanics, "How NFL Fields, and Players, Stay Warm for Winter Games," 16 Jan. 2019 So, without further ado: Here are a bunch of cozy, toasty gift ideas that will keep the Perpetually Cold Person just ever so slightly more warm. Nina Bahadur, SELF, "21 Cozy Gifts for the Person Who's Always Cold," 17 Nov. 2018 At least not this week, when toasty temps in the high 80s and low 90s inspired me to look for city fountains that add a refreshing note to the concrete jungle. Seattle Sketcher Gabriel Campanario, The Seattle Times, "Fountains give a splash of relief from Seattle’s hot weather," 10 Aug. 2018 Getty ImagesDesign by Dana Tepper No matter how much of a challenge leaving your warm and toasty bed may seem, rising to your normal morning routine will help kick that hangover early on. Lori Keong, Marie Claire, "10 Expert-Approved Secrets to Hack Your Hangover," 12 Dec. 2016 On top of that, subcontractors will construct a basic hut that will keep the elements out and keep the temperature above a relatively toasty 68 degrees. Cleve R. Wootson Jr., The Seattle Times, "Mount Everest is a ‘fecal time bomb.’ Here’s one man’s idea for handling 14 tons of human waste.," 7 Aug. 2018 The toasty pattern presented a massive contrast from April, which ranked the 13th-coldest on record, more than 2 degrees below average. Jason Samenow, Washington Post, "The U.S. just had its warmest May in history, blowing past 1934 Dust Bowl record," 7 June 2018 This is the concept behind Sweatheory, a wellness facility known for saunas available by the hour that also offers intimate yoga sessions in a toasty cabin-like space. Sophia Kercher,, "In a toasty, cabin-like space, sauna yoga helps sweat out the kinks," 31 May 2018

These example sentences are selected automatically from various online news sources to reflect current usage of the word 'toasty.' Views expressed in the examples do not represent the opinion of Merriam-Webster or its editors. Send us feedback.

See More

First Known Use of toasty

1953, in the meaning defined at sense 1

Keep scrolling for more

Learn More about toasty

Dictionary Entries near toasty

to a stop

toast rack

toast tan





Statistics for toasty

Last Updated

5 Jun 2019

Look-up Popularity

Time Traveler for toasty

The first known use of toasty was in 1953

See more words from the same year

Keep scrolling for more

More Definitions for toasty



English Language Learners Definition of toasty

US, informal : comfortably warm


\ ˈtō-stē How to pronounce toasty (audio) \
toastier; toastiest

Kids Definition of toasty

: comfortably warm

More from Merriam-Webster on toasty

Rhyming Dictionary: Words that rhyme with toasty

Thesaurus: All synonyms and antonyms for toasty

Comments on toasty

What made you want to look up toasty? Please tell us where you read or heard it (including the quote, if possible).


food or victuals

Get Word of the Day daily email!

Test Your Vocabulary

Farm Idioms Quiz

  • cow coming home
  • What does 'poke' refer to in the expression 'pig in a poke'?
Spell It

Can you spell these 10 commonly misspelled words?

Word Winder's CrossWinder

Test Your Knowledge - and learn some interesting things along the way.

Love words? Need even more definitions?

Subscribe to America's largest dictionary and get thousands more definitions and advanced search—ad free!